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College Applications- Common App 2020-21 – What’s Next?  Ready for College Essays – What’s Your College Plan!

College Applications- Common App 2020-21 – What’s Next? Ready for College Essays – What’s Your College Plan!

Greetings Students and Families! It’s hard to believe- but summer vacation is beyond the half-way point and for many students- the 2020-21 academic year will soon begin.  I’m sure you have many questions about your back-to-school situation- your district...
College Admission Planning-  Back-to-School Success – Online Discovery During Summer Vacation

College Admission Planning- Back-to-School Success – Online Discovery During Summer Vacation

Greetings Students and Families, In my earlier blog posting COLLEGE PLANNING: WHAT ARE YOU DOING THIS SUMMER?, I talked about the types and value of attending various collegiate summer programs   This summer has indeed been unique- with many of you skipping collegiate...
College Admissions- It’s Time to Start Your Common App 2020-21 — High School Seniors ’21

College Admissions- It’s Time to Start Your Common App 2020-21 — High School Seniors ’21

Attention High School Seniors (21) and parents! If you haven’t already done so, it’s time to get started on your college applications.  Specifically, it’s time to start your Common Application and ESSAYS!   If you’re confused about all the...
College Admissions Planning- The Role and Importance of Extracurricular Activities

College Admissions Planning- The Role and Importance of Extracurricular Activities

Greetings Students and Parents, If you’re an ongoing reader of my  blogs and social media posts, you know how often  I emphasize the importance of diving in – as described in detail here::  COLLEGE PLANNING–FINDING YOUR PASSION! WHO ARE YOU?   As an educator and...
College Admissions- Financial Aid – Ignore the Sticker Price- Part I of IV

College Admissions- Financial Aid – Ignore the Sticker Price- Part I of IV

Greetings Students and Families, Whether you’re contemplating next year’s courses Selecting  High School Courses, Electives, AICE vs AP vs IB  as you begin high school, or you’re a Rising Senior (2021) starting the college application process, all...
College Admissions – Making the Decision – Where to Place an Admissions Deposit? Negotiate Financial Aid Awards

College Admissions – Making the Decision – Where to Place an Admissions Deposit? Negotiate Financial Aid Awards

College Admissions Decision Notifications Have Arrived!   Greetings to Seniors ’20 (and early thoughts for classes of 2021 and 2022)! Congratulations! Last year at this time, many of you were involved in visiting college campuses. You set out to identify and...